With the Cambridge English - Swiss Exams Newsletter we offer teachers an easy way to access information about the Cambridge English Exams. Our main objective is to provide teachers with excellent support enabling them to give their students the best possible preparation for their Cambridge English Exam.
Please find below an overview of our latest Cambridge English Examinations news.
At this seminar we will be looking closely at reading and listening with special attention to how good receptive skills can lead to good productive skills. This transfer of learning strategies from one skill to another will support the main theme of training teachers in how to develop and test the receptive skills.
Cambridge English Language Assessment require us to train our exam staff at least once per year in a lengthy training session. In addition, our training concept and approach foresees that our exam staff are also trained on the job during three exam sessions.
What is the Cambridge English Teaching Framework for?
The Cambridge English Teaching Framework is designed to help teachers think about the skills they have and the skills they would like to develop. By using the framework they can:
identify where they are in their development
plan where they would like to be
identify what they can do to get there.
Have a look at the PDF.
Please watch the video of the secondary school Käferholz in Zürich. The school and its teacher are exemplary in the way they approach Cambridge Exams – watch an extended interview with the teacher, Joe Hediger, as well as graduation ceremony impressions.
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After candidates register for their Cambridge English exam on our website, they receive a CHF 10.- voucher, which they can use for all products in our online shop.
The online shop offers a variety of preparation resources for all parts of the Cambridge English exams.
Good skills in English were an important tool that Lori wanted to provide her students with. Different ways of accomplishing that were available and she had a careful look at the Cambridge English exams. She quickly saw that these exams were based on sound research by experts in the language learning field and saw the benefits of this for her students.
The Cambridge Young Learners’ programme is an excellent approach to motivating young learners to learn a second (maybe even a third) language. To reward their progress on their language learning journey, Cambridge has written the Young Learners English Tests.
BULATS the Business Language Testing Service, is a business English language assessment service, which tests several linguistic skills and produces a proper and accurate language profile of candidates (CEFR A1 – C2). It has three modules:
Please go to our online registration website (registration.cambridge-exams.ch) in order to view our exam dates and locations for 2018. As you may know, Swiss Exams offers computer and paper-based exams and services in most major cities in Switzerland.